In Brazil, Jair Bolsonaro’s An...

Nov 13, 2019 by

An oil spill has been contaminating the northeastern shore for weeks.

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Massive Oil Spill Turns Brazil...

Nov 5, 2019 by

One by one, the golden beaches in northeastern Brazil have begun to turn black. Thick clumps of oil have been washing ashore since late August, killing marine animals, threatening the livelihoods of coastal communities and tainting 2,500 kilometers of coastline spanning nine Brazilian states.

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Harvard and TIAA’s farmland gr...

Oct 23, 2019 by

Brazil is smoldering, still. The surge of fires that raged across the Amazon in July and August has now spread to the country’s biodiverse savanna lands in the Cerrado, where the number of fires in September was double what it was a year ago.

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The Amazon Cannot Be Recovered...

Aug 26, 2019 by

The fires blazing in Brazil are part of a larger deforestation crisis, accelerated by President Jair Bolsonaro.

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PHOTOS: The Amazon Rainforest,...

Aug 23, 2019 by

International concern is growing over the rapidly spreading fires that are destroying large swaths of the Amazon rainforest

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Cargill promised to end defore...

Jul 8, 2019 by

In 2014, the world’s largest agribusiness, Cargill, announced it would stop buying palm oil, rubber, and other commodities from farmers who cut down forests to grow their crops.

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An (Even More) Inconvenient Tr...

May 22, 2019 by

Why Carbon Credits For Forest Preservation May Be Worse Than Nothing

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Remember the rainforests? We s...

Apr 25, 2019 by

Every half hour, the world lost a football-field chunk of tropical forest in 2018.

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Bolsonaro Wants to Plunder the...

Jan 30, 2019 by

The Brazilian president’s pro-business agenda will be a test of American companies’ commitment to the environment.

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Brazilian court blocks aboliti...

Sep 15, 2017 by

[Translate] Judge says president Michel Temer went beyond his authority in issuing decree to dissolve Renca, after fury from...

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BP and Total’s Drilling ...

May 23, 2017 by

[Translate] Environment A Brazilian prosecutor said the drilling could cause irreparable damage to this diverse ecosystem. By John...

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Investigation Reveals That Wal...

May 21, 2017 by

[Translate]   Environment Logging camps in Brazil are committing one of the worst crimes of humanity. By André Campos / AlterNet  ...

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Brazil Plunges Back Into Polit...

May 18, 2017 by

[Translate] By Samy Adghirni, Mario Sergio Lima, Rachel Gamarski / Bloomberg     Brazilian President Michel Temer. (Romério Cunha /...

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WORRIED WORLD URGES TRUMP NOT ...

May 7, 2017 by

[Translate] THE GUARDIAN Officials around the world warn president not to reverse climate efforts Trump has already begun to peel...

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BILL COULD PUT THE AMAZON AT R...

Mar 2, 2017 by

[Translate]   By Jan Rocha / Climate News Network   VIA TRUTHDIG     Gold and iron ore are two of the many minerals found in the...

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BATTLE FOR THE AMAZON: TAPAJOS...

Jan 22, 2017 by

[Translate] “The Tapajós River, Brazil. More than forty dams would turn this free flowing river and its tributaries into a vast...

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HUNGRY VENEZUELANS FLEE IN BOA...

Nov 27, 2016 by

[Translate] By NICHOLAS CASEY  NYTIMES Photo Migrants preparing to board the smugglers’ boats that will take them from Venezuela to...

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After terrorizing America with...

Nov 5, 2016 by

[Translate] Mainstream media is not merely dishonest and corrupt, but their science writers are unbelievably stupid and ill-informed...

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MICROCEPHALY IN BRAZIL: VACCIN...

Oct 1, 2016 by

[Translate]   The Crazz Files    MARCELLA PIPER-TERRY·THURSDAY, FEBRUARY 11, 2016 I wrote the following post six days ago (February...

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BRAZIL STUDY RAISES MAJOR DOUB...

Sep 20, 2016 by

[Translate] by Marco Cáceres   It seems like the science is being rushed… On Sept. 16, 2016, NBC News published an article by Maggie...

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The World’s Biggest Scho...

Sep 9, 2016 by

[Translate] Food Emphasizing local food under a radical policy of “zero hunger,” Brazil’s school lunch initiative helps small farmers...

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Zika: Brazil Admits It’s...

Aug 19, 2016 by

[Translate] By Dr. Mercola Amidst growing fear-based propaganda warning of the threat of Zika virus comes a quiet admission from...

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BRAZILIANS USE OLYMPICS TO DEL...

Aug 11, 2016 by

[Translate] THE DIRT  Jared Green 2016 Rio Olympics Opening Ceremony / NBC The estimated 3.3 billion people who watched the opening...

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Bernie Sanders Calls on U.S. t...

Aug 11, 2016 by

[Translate]       Brazil’s Senate votes Tuesday on whether to impeach President Dilma Rousseff. (Global Panorama / CC BY-SA 2.0) “I...

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The Developing World is Awash ...

Jul 5, 2016 by

[Translate] Environment Herbicides, insecticides and fungicides threaten the environment and human health in many parts of the world....

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SIMPLE IS AS SIMPLE LIVES

Apr 29, 2016 by

[Translate] David Friedlander  LIFE EDITED Architecture Sure, high tech micro apartments are pretty nifty, but never underestimate...

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THE SEARCH ENGINE THAT’S...

Feb 18, 2016 by

[Translate] Climate by Katie Valentine CLIMATE PROGRESS CREDIT: AP Photo/Felipe Dana In this Oct. 10, 2012 photo, Patrick da Silva,...

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The Amazon tribe protecting th...

Sep 11, 2015 by

[Translate]   Ka’apor Indians set fire to illegally cut logs found near the indigenous territory. Photograph: Lunae...

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GREEN ENERGY IS SURGING, AND Y...

Jun 9, 2015 by

[Translate] By Juan Cole  TRUTHDIG Shutterstock This post originally ran on Juan Cole’s website. The adoption of wind and solar for...

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China’s Amazonian railway ‘thr...

May 17, 2015 by

[Translate] Environmentalists sound alarm over plans to construct 5,300km route between the Atlantic and Pacific oceans to cut...

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